University of Alicante

country rank  10
world rank  287

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University Overview

Founded in 1979, Universidad de Alicante (University of Alicante) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of San Vicente del Raspeig (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Valencian Community. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Alicante. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional, España (Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, Spain), Universidad de Alicante (UA) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Alicante (UA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 40 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Spanish higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Alicante
Name
Acronym UA
Founded 1979
Motto Iter facite eius quae ascendit super occasum
Facilitate the path for those who ascend through the sunset

University Location

Address Carretera S. Vicente del Raspeig, s/n
San Vicente del Raspeig (population range: 50,000-249,999)
03690 Valencian Community
Spain
T +34 965903400
F +34 965903464
Other locations Alicante

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Campus de San Vicente s/n
San Vicente del Raspeig 03690
+34 965903851
965903455

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Alicante's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional, España


Year of first Accreditation
31/10/1979

Affiliations

  • European University Association EUA
  • Open Education Consortium OEC

Academic Structure


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